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The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Elections

Bulgaria's European Parliament Elections - June 7, 2009

Politics » Elections 2009 | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 08:01 | Viewed: 6081

Bulgaria Ruling GERB Party Wins By-election Runoffs - Report

The candidates of Bulgaria's ruling GERB party have won the last two mayor by-election runoffs Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 22, 2009, Sunday // 22:14 | Viewed: 1942

Bulgaria’s Razlog Holds Mayor By-Elections Runoff

The southwest Bulgarian town of Razlog is voting Sunday in the runoff of mayor by-elections.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 22, 2009, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgaria GERB Party with Most Frugal Mayor Election Campaign

Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party spent 4 times less on their Sofia Mayor election campaign compared to the main opponent - Coalition for Bulgaria.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 20, 2009, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2209

Bulgaria Conservative RZS Party Takes Sofia Elections to Court

The Political Council of the Bulgarian conservative RZS party had notified the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassations about violations during the Sunday Mayor elections in Sofia.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 20, 2009, Friday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1858

59 000 Manipulated Votes in Sofia Mayor Elections - Report

The Bulgaria conservative party "Order, Law, Justice" (RZS) leader, Yane Yanev, has stated that 59 000 votes were manipulated in Sunday's Sofia Mayor elections.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 18, 2009, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1883

Sofia Mayor Elections: Final Scores of All 18 Candidates

A total of 259 848 votes were cast in Sunday's by-elections for a new Sofia Mayor, the Municipal Electoral Commission announced.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1898

Bulgaria Ruling Party Wins 4 out of 6 By-Elections

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB won four out of six mayoral by-elections, which were held in the country on Sunday, official results show.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1773

Bulgarian Analysts: Rightist Electorate Will Swing to Ruling Party GERB

Bulgarian analyst Evgeniy Dainov has claimed that it was not apathy and a lack of trust in their politicians that led to low voter turnout at Sunday’s mayoral elections.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1986

New Sofia Mayor Fandakova: Changes Do Not Happen by Magic

The new Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has stated that she realizes the responsibility she has taken on and hopes that Sofia’s citizens will be patient as “things do not happen by magic.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 2197

Bulgaria PM: No Deal with Rightists for Deputy Sofia Mayor Post

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has stated that he “believes in the instinct of the Bulgarian people for self-preservation” after seeing his ruling center-right GERB party dominate the partial local elections on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 09:07 | Viewed: 1808

Final Results: New Mayor of Sofia Fandakova Elected with 66,23%

Yordanka Fandakova, the newly-elected Mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia from the ruling party GERB, has received exactly 66,23% of the votes in Sunday’s Elections.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 06:55 | Viewed: 2120

Bulgaria Conservatives RZS: We Are Key Political Factor

The Bulgarian conservative party RZS (“Order, Law, Justice”) is on the rise after Sunday’s elections for Sofia Mayor.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 02:10 | Viewed: 1717

Bulgaria Socialist Leaders: Decline of Borisov's GERB Has Started

After their candidate Georgi Kadiev lost overwhelmingly to GERB's Yordanka Fandakova in the Sofia Mayor Elections Sunday, the leaders of the Bulgarian Socialist Party have declared that this was the start of GERB and Borisov's decline.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 16, 2009, Monday // 01:12 | Viewed: 1784

Socialist Sofia Mayor Bidder Kadiev: Borisov's Tide Is Falling

Georgi Kadiev of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, wished Sunday night best of luck to GERB's Fandakova who defeated him in the Sofia Mayor Elections.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 22:43 | Viewed: 2421

Bulgaria PM: We Could Have Just Appointed Fandakova for Mayor

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has suggested that the capital could have gone without the elections for mayor, with the victory of the new mayor Yordanka Fandakova being that predictable.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 22:01 | Viewed: 1436

Record Low Voter Turnout of 23% in Sofia Mayor Elections

Only 23,17% of the eligible voters cast their votes in the Sofia Mayor Elections on Sunday, in which the ruling party GERB’s candidate, Yordanka Fandakova, was elected.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgaria PM Borisov: Kadiev Is Only Man in Socialist Party

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has congratulated Socialist Party candidate for Sofia Mayor, Georgi Kadiev, for his courage during the election campaign.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgaria's City of Vratsa Elects Center-Right Mayor

Kostadin Shahov, nominated by the ruling center-right GERB party, has been elected mayor of the northwestern municipality of Vratsa in a vote marred by a low turnout.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 20:55 | Viewed: 1131

Newly-Elected Sofia Mayor: I Hope PM Borisov Will Be Helping Me

Yordanka Fandakova, newly-elected Mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, has declared she would be seeking the support of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in her work.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 20:44 | Viewed: 1189

Socialist Party Runner Kadiev: I Demonstrated BSP's Character

Georgi Kadiev, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) candidate for Mayor of Sofia, has given his views on the outcome of the election process.

Politics » Elections 2009 | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 20:09 | Viewed: 1234